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Gambler Densetsu Tetsuya (TV)

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Alternative title:
Legendary Gambler Tetsuya
勝負師(ギャンブラー)伝説 哲也 (Japanese)
Themes: mahjong, yakuza
Plot Summary: In the year 1947, the people of Shinjuku are down on their luck. With little money to buy food or necessities, some resort to gambling in order to survive. Traveling Tetsuya chooses to spend his time at Mahjong parlors where he is wiping the floor clean with his adversaries. However, Tetsuya meets the intensely-skilled Boushu-san, this is when he realizes that his skills are still lacking.
User Ratings: 51 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 11 votes (sub:11)
 Very good: 10 votes (sub:10)
 Good: 14 votes (sub:13, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Decent: 8 votes (sub:8)
 So-so: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 100 users, rank: #5198 (of 9581)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.353 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.5944, rank: #2356 (of 9703)
Weighted mean: 7.288 (Good+), rank: #2422 (of 9703) (seen all: 7.35 / seen some: 6.26)
Bayesian estimate: 7.329 (Good+), rank: #2026 (of 7285)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 20
Episode titles: We have 20
Vintage: 2000-10-07 to 2001-03-24
Opening Theme:
"REACH OUT" by Akiko Wada
Ending Theme:
"Kajitsu" by Teruo Isono
Insert song:
"ALL LAST" by Shigeru Matsuzaki (ep 20)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Nobutaka Nishizawa
Series Composition: Yoshiyuki Suga
Script: Yoshiyuki Suga
Episode Director:
Hirotoshi Rissen (eps 10, 15)
Katsutoshi Sasaki (ep 7)
Masayuki Akehi (eps 8, 14)
Nobutaka Nishizawa (eps 1, 16, 20)
Tetsuji Nakamura (eps 4, 11)
Tōru Yamada (eps 5, 12, 18)
Toshiaki Komura (4 episodes
eps 2, 6, 13, 19
)

Yuji Endō (eps 3, 9, 17)
Original Manga:
Saifuumei
Yasushi Hoshino
Character Design: Hidemi Kubo
Art:
Aiko Katsumata (5 episodes
eps 3, 7, 11, 15, 19
)

Keito Watanabe (5 episodes
eps 2, 6, 10, 14, 18
)

Ken Tokushige (5 episodes
eps 4, 8, 12, 16, 20
)

Kenji Matsumoto (ep 9)
Makoto Suwada (ep 5)
Mitsuki Nakamura (eps 1, 13, 17)
Shōichirō Sugiura (5 episodes
eps 3, 7, 11, 15, 19
)

Animation Director:
Akihiro Asanuma (eps 5, 13, 19)
Hidemi Kubo (eps 7, 15, 20)
Junichirō Taniguchi (eps 2, 9, 16)
Katsumi Aoshima (eps 1, 12)
Keiichi Ichikawa (eps 3, 10, 18)
Masami Abe (eps 6, 14)
Masayuki Uchiyama (eps 8, 17)
Nobuhiro Masuda (eps 4, 11)
Art design: Mitsuki Nakamura
Executive producer:
Takeshi Torimoto
Yukio Noda
Producer:
Iriya Azuma
Ken Fukuyoshi (TV Asahi)

Art Advancement: Reiko Kitayama
Assistant Director:
Hirotoshi Rissen (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 6, 10, 15
)

Yuriko Kado (6 episodes
eps 4, 8, 12, 14, 17, 19
)

Assistant producer: Hiroaki Shibata
Background Art:
Eiko Sawada (ep 5)
Kaoru Chiba (eps 13, 17)
Keita Suzuki (5 episodes
eps 2, 6, 10, 14, 18
)

Ken Tokushige (6 episodes
eps 1, 4, 8, 12, 16, 20
)

Kenji Matsumoto (4 episodes
eps 1, 5, 13, 17
)

Makoto Suwada (eps 5, 9, 13)
Masanobu Ōtani (5 episodes
eps 3, 7, 11, 15, 19
)

Masayasu Yamaguchi (5 episodes
eps 3, 7, 11, 15, 19
)

Michie Wada (5 episodes
eps 3, 7, 11, 15, 19
)

Mitsuo Yoshino (ep 1)
Shinji Itō (eps 5, 9)
Shinji Saitō (5 episodes
eps 3, 7, 11, 15, 19
)

Shinzō Yuki (ep 1)
Takuji Jizōmoto (5 episodes
eps 2, 6, 10, 14, 18
)

Tatsuo Imamura (ep 18)
Teiichi Akashi (ep 17)
Tetsuto Shimono (ep 13)
Chief Producer: Kenji Ōta (TV Asahi)
Color design: Yoshiko Sakuma
Editing: Masahiro Gotō
Finish Advancement: Susumu Kuroda
Key Animation:
Akihiro Asanuma (ep 19)
Akio Hirakawa (eps 3, 10, 18)
Atsuko Kawamura (eps 3, 18)
Atsuko Sasaki (eps 2, 9)
Chizuru Mori (eps 4, 13)
Fumiko Urawa (eps 5, 12, 19)
Hideaki Furusawa (ep 2)
Hideaki Sakamoto (ep 4)
Hideyuki Kataoka (ep 5)
Hiroaki Imaki (eps 6, 14)
Hirokazu Hanai (eps 6, 14)
Hiroko Tsutsumi (eps 2, 16)
Jouji Oka (eps 2, 9, 16)
Jun Arai (eps 6, 14)
Junichirō Taniguchi (eps 2, 16)
Katsumi Aoshima (eps 1, 12)
Kazuhiko Torimaru (eps 2, 9)
Kazuo Inoue (eps 3, 12)
Keiichi Ichikawa (eps 3, 10, 18)
Kenji Shinomi (eps 2, 9)
Kōhei Kajiwara (eps 7, 13, 20)
Kōji Nashizawa (4 episodes
eps 5, 13, 15, 19
)

Kozue Komatsu (eps 5, 13)
Kumi Nakajou (6 episodes
eps 1, 7, 10-11, 15, 20
)

Kyoko Chino (eps 3, 18)
Masaharu Morinaka (eps 7, 15)
Masayuki Uchiyama (eps 8, 17)
Miho Azuma (ep 16)
Mitsunori Yamaguchi (eps 6, 14)
Mitsuo Shindo (eps 6, 14)
Miyako Shishikai (eps 4, 11, 19)
Nobuhiro Masuda (eps 1, 4, 11)
Nobuyoshi Hoshikawa (4 episodes
eps 1, 10, 15, 20
)

Noriko Ōzeki (eps 3, 12)
Noriko Shibata (eps 6, 14)
Osamu Ishikawa (eps 4, 11)
Ryoko Sugiura (eps 2, 9)
Shizuo Kawai (4 episodes
eps 7, 12, 19-20
)

Shūichi Itō (eps 5, 13, 20)
Takurō Suzuki (eps 3, 10, 18)
Tatsuhiro Nagaki (eps 1, 11, 19)
Tomeko Horikawa (eps 7, 13, 16)
Tomoya Hiratsuka (ep 16)
Yoshifumi Miyaji (eps 7, 15)
Yosuke Yabumoto (eps 13, 15)
Yuki Kinoshita (eps 5, 12, 19)
Yumi Horie (eps 6, 14)
Music Selection: Sayaka Mizuno
Production Advancement:
Kazuo Shiiba (eps 1-15 odd)
Yoshihide Moriyama (12 episodes
eps 2-16 even, 17-20
)

Production manager: Takeshi Torimoto
Record Keeping: Minori Kajimoto
Recording Assistant: Chikako Abe
Sound Effects: Takahisa Ishino
Sound Recording: Yasuo Tachibana
Theme Song Arrangement:
Hirofumi Asamoto (OP)
Teruo Isono (END)
Theme Song Composition:
Hirofumi Asamoto (OP)
Teruo Isono (END)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Kaori Moriwaka (OP)
Satoru Takami (END)
Theme Song Performance:
Akiko Wada (OP)
Teruo Isono (END)
Ryōtarō Okiayu as Tetsuya Asada

Chikao Ohtsuka as Rokuro Kenzaki (Boshu)
Hiroaki Hirata as
Yuji Akimito (Yuu-san)
Yuu-san 
Kōji Totani as Zenichi Inami
Wataru Takagi as Tatsuo Hayami (Danchi)
Yuko Nagashima as Mayumi (Bar Mama)

Bin Shimada as Twin Brother (ep 4)
Chie Ishibashi as Lisa (eps 12-13)
Chikao Ohtsuka as Boushuu 
Fumihiko Tachiki as American Yankee (eps 12-13)
Hidekatsu Shibata as Dora Bomb Taka (eps 19-20)
Hirofumi Tanaka as
Fisherman #2 (ep 17)
Guest C (ep 1)
Man B (eps 14-15)
Professional B (ep 5)
Hirohiko Kakegawa as
Club Manager (ep 8)
East Manager (eps 5-6)
Hisao Egawa as
Man A (ep 1)
Tokuzo (eps 5-6)
Ikuya Sawaki as Twin Brother (ep 4)
Jin Domon as Fisherman #3 (ep 17)
Junko Hagimori as Danchi's Mother (ep 14)
Kanako Tateno as
Boy (ep 3)
Boy A (ep 1)
Kaneta Kimotsuki as Nezu (eps 14-16)
Kanji Suzumori as Guest A (ep 16)
Kazumi Tanaka as Mansion Owner (ep 1)
Kazunari Tanaka as
Club Manager (ep 8)
Customer B (ep 3)
Store Manager (ep 15)
Kenichi Ogata as Moneylender Shin (eps 9-11)
Kōji Totani as Inami 
Kouji Haramaki as Guest A (ep 1)
Mahito Ōba as Man B (ep 1)
Masaharu Satō as
Man C (ep 1)
Store Manager (eps 9, 11)
Masato Hirano as Old Man (ep 1)
Munehiro Tokita as
Detective (ep 12)
Guest B (ep 1)
Naoki Imamura as
Black Market Owner (ep 1)
Fisherman #1 (ep 17)
Man #1 (ep 7)
Man A (ep 14)
Naoki Tatsuta as Hamaji Bar Manager (eps 3-5, 7)
Nobutoshi Canna as Tobi (eps 2-3)
Noriko Uemura as Nezu's Wife (eps 14-16)
Shinobu Satouchi as
Customer A (ep 3)
Guest (ep 4)
Okuma (ep 12)
Store Manager (ep 14)
Taiki Matsuno as Ataru Kenzaki (eps 17-20)
Takayuki Inoue as
Bento Box Seller (ep 20)
Customer B (ep 19)
Man A (ep 8)
Professional B (ep 12)
Stubble Beard (ep 2)
Takehiko Watanabe as
Man A (ep 15)
Man C (ep 14)
Takeshi Aono as Narrator
Tamotsu Nishiwaki as Ebisu (eps 5-6)
Tetsu Inada as
Instructor (ep 1)
Man A (ep 9)
Tomohisa Asō as
Man #2 (ep 7)
Regent (ep 2)
Tsuyoshi Takishita as
Buzzcut (ep 2)
Man B (ep 9)
Professional C (ep 12)
Wataru Takagi as
Dan 
Sushi Shop Owner (ep 1)
Yasuhiko Kawazu as
Culture Store Owner (ep 8)
Shopkeeper (ep 17)
Yasuhiko Tokuyama as
Guest B (ep 16)
Professional A (eps 5, 12)
Yasuhiro Takato as Shubo (ep 15)
Yoshiyuki Kouno as Food Stand Owner (ep 8)
Yuka Komatsu as Boy B (ep 1)
Yukari Hikida as Danchi (young; ep 14)
Yukimasa Kishino as Danchi's Father (eps 14, 16)
Yukitoshi Hori as Broker (ep 9)
Japanese companies
Broadcaster: TV Asahi
Digital Paint:
Kagura (eps 5-20)
Toei Animation Philippines (15 episodes
eps 1-9, 12-13, 16-18, 20
)

Digital Photography:
A.C.C. Production (eps 8-20)
AMGA (ep 2)
Toei Kagaku Digital Tech (eps 1, 3-7)
In-Between Animation:
Kagura (eps 5-20)
Toei Animation Philippines (15 episodes
eps 1-9, 12-13, 16-18, 20
)

Music Assistance: TV Asahi Music
Online Editing: TOVIC
Recording Studio: Toei Audio Visual Art Center
Sound Effects: Sound Ring

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